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Dr. Sanjay S. Joshi

Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon

Dr. Sanjay S. Joshi



Specialization / Special Interests

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Appointments / OPD Timings

Maxillofacial surgery involves operations to correct diseases, injuries and defects of your face, jaw or mouth. Maxillofacial surgeons are advanced specialists who diagnose and treat problems with: Bones and tissues of your upper (maxilla) & lower (mandible) jaw .

Dr.Sanjay Joshi , as oral and maxillofacial surgeon, manages a wide variety of problems relating to the mouth, teeth, and facial regions. Dr.Joshi with clinical experience of 30 years provides a full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. This also includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. His team can also diagnose and treat orofacial pain, orofacial pathology, infections, facial lacerations, injuries, and fractures.

What do Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons do?

Often seen as the bridge between medicine and dentistry, oral and maxillofacial surgery is the surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, face and neck.

The scope of the specialty is extensive and includes the diagnosis and management of facial injuries, head and neck cancers, salivary gland diseases, facial disproportion, facial pain, impacted teeth,TMJ disorders , cysts and tumours of the jaws as well as numerous problems affecting the oral mucosa such as mouth ulcers and infections.

Main operations

A range of oral and maxillofacial surgical operations are carried out on an outpatient basis under local anaesthesia or conscious sedation. These include: pre-implant surgery placement of dental/facial implants, removal of impacted teeth, intra-oral and facial soft tissue procedures. More major operations, for example those for facial fractures , orofacial pathologies , facial deformity ,TMJ disorders are carried out on an inpatient basis under general anaesthesia .

  • Facial injuries, management of complex craniofacial fractures and soft tissue injuries of the mouth, face, and neck.
  • Reconstructive surgery.
  • Orthognathic surgery for the correction of facial disproportion.
  • Pre-implant surgery, including the use of implants to retain facial or dental prostheses and associated bone grafting techniques as part of oro-facial reconstruction.
  • Removal of impacted teeth and complex buried dental roots.
  • Removal of cysts and tumours of the jaws.
  • Removal of complex facial skin tumours and reconstruction.
  • Temporomandibular joint surgery.

Due to the nature of the work, oral and maxillofacial surgeons often work alongside a variety of specialists in other fields such as ENT surgeons, clinical oncologists, plastic surgeons, orthodontists, restorative dentists, radiologists and neurosurgeons.

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